James Hershey is an American drummer, percussionist and songwriter. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, James began his music career at an early age.
Some of James' most influential experiences were the 4 years he worked at B.B King Blues Club in Times Square. This is where he increased his musical knowledge by observing and interviewing legends like B.B King, Johnny Winters, The Wailers, Aretha Franklin, Tower of Power and many more.
James is currently based in Tampa Bay and works as a session drummer and instructor. Recent work has included drumming with bands like Trevor Bystrom, Das Funk Haus, Wildroot, Brandi Adams, Phunkit, and Flintface.
An experienced drummer, James has experience playing music with and without a click and is comfortable playing in a variety of styles such as Funk, Soul, Blues, Bossa, Africuban, Rock, Jazz, and many more.
2018 Trevor Bystrom Frosty Mug Tour
February 15 - Aces Tour Kickoff Party - Bradento, FL
February 16 - Grove Roots - Winter Haven, FL
February 17 - Society - Fort Myers, FL
February 22 - Steam Bell Beer Works - Midlothian, VA
February 23 - The Edge - Wintergreen Resort, VA
February 24 - Garden Grove Brewery - Richmond, VA
February 25 - Starr Hill Brewery - Crozet, VA
March 2 - Pi on Broadway - Ocala, FL
March 3 - Prohibition Kitchen, St. Augustine, FL
March 9 - Decoy Ducks - Holmes Beach, FL
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